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          Digital MicroscopeVHX-500F series

          Digital Microscope


          [Discontinued model]

          This model has been discontinued.

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          Image capture device

          1/1.8-inch, 2.11 million-pixel CCD image sensor
          Total pixels: 1688 (H) x 1248 (V)
          Effective pixels: 1628 (H) x 1236 (V)
          Virtual pixels: 1600 (H) x 1200 (V)

          Scan method


          Frame rate

          15 frames/sec. and 28 frames/sec. selectable


          2 million pixels

          1600 (H) x 1200 (V) Approx 1000 TV lines



          Electronic shutter

          AUTO, MANU, OFF, 1/15, 1/30, 1/60, 1/120, 1/250, 1/500, 1/1000,
          1/2000, 1/5000

          Supercharge shutter

          0.2 sec. to 17 sec. Can be set in increments of 0.1 sec.

          White balance

          Auto, Manual, One-push set, Preset (2700K, 3200K, 5600K, 9000K)

          Back-focus adjustment

          Not required

          LCD monitor


          Color LCD (TFT) 15"

          Panel size

          304.5 (H) x 228.4 (V) mm 11.99" (H) x 8.99" (V)

          Pixel pitch

          0.1905 (H) x 0.1905 (V) mm 0.008" (H) x 0.008" (V)

          Number of pixels

          1600 (H) x 1200 (V) (UXGA)

          Display color

          Approx 16,770,000 colors *1


          200 cd/m2 (typical)

          Contrast ratio

          500 : 1 (typ)

          Viewing angle

          ±85° (typical, horizontal), ±85° (typical, vertical)

          CD-R/CD-RW/DVD drive unit


          CD-R/CD-RW drive unit

          CD-R/CD-RW/DVDdrive unit


          24x Write, 10x Re-write, 24x Read

          CD-R/CD-RW/DVD drive unit

          Used disk


          Storage capacity

          700 MB, Approx 3500 images (When a 2 million-pixel image is
          compressed) to Approx 117 images (When a 2 million-pixel image is
          not compressed)

          Hard disk drive unit

          80 GB, Approx 400,000 images (When a 2 million-pixel image is
          compressed) to Approx 13,334 images (When a 2 million-pixel
          image is not compressed)

          Image format

          JPEG (With compression), TIFF (No compression)

          Observable image size

          1600 (H) x 1200 (V) pixels

          Light source


          12 V, 100 W, Halogen lamp

          Lamp life

          1000 hours (average)

          Color temperature

          3100 K (at maximum light intensity)

          Video output

          Analog RGB (1600 x 1200 pixels)

          Video output


          Special LCD monitor

          75 kHz (H), 60 Hz (V)

          External monitor


          Mouse input

          MINI-DIN 6-pin connector (DOS/V-compatible PS/2 mouse)

          Keyboard input

          MINI-DIN 6-pin connector (DOS/V PS/2)

          External remote input

          Pause/ Recording, Non-voltage input



          RJ-45 (10BASE-T / 100BASE-TX / 1000BASE-T)

          USB 2.0 Series A

          4 types: Special printer port x 1, External storage connection port x 3

          Video recording software

          Functions for recording/reproducing moving images

          High quality depth composition software

          Functions for composing a single image from a plurality of images obtained by focusing on and
          capturing an image of each portion of the target that is of a different height

          Real-time depth composition software

          Displays full-focused images in real-time at the turn of the focus adjustment dial.

          Image improvement software

          Image processing functions for correcting images to make observation easier

          Comment input software

          Function for inputting and displaying comments such as letters, marks, or the like in an observation image

          Area measurement software

          Measures areas of 2D images.

          Screen splitting software

          Function for splitting an image vertically, horizontally, or into four parts, and displaying the image


          382 x 425 x 162 mm 15.04" x 16.73" x 6.38"


          Power voltage

          100 to 240 VAC, 50/60 Hz

          Power consumption

          310 VA

          Environmental resistance

          Ambient temperature

          +5 to +40 °C 41 to 104 °F

          Relative humidity

          35 to 80 % RH (No condensation)



          Approx 0.25 kg


          Approx 12.5 kg

          Camera unit

          Approx 0.88 kg

          *1 Approximately 16,770,000 pixels are realized with the dithering processing of the display controller.


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